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Suez Canal rate increase as per 1st of May 2014

04.02.2014

For your information the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has just announced an increase of canal tolls valid as of 1st May 2014.

In short, vessels less than SCNT 20,000 will not be affected whereas you can see that larger vessels where tariff 1 to 6 applies will be more expensive as of 1st May 2014. The larger the vessel the larger the increase, however limited between 1-5% of the canal tolls.

Furthermore, for NORTHBOUND vessels carrying containers on deck an increase for each tier will also apply from 1st May 2014 (Circular 3/2014

We are currently updating our WEB on-line calculator with the new rates. Please do not hesitate to contact us should you have further questions or if you have specific vessels where you need a sharp estimate.